I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.